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The Wean in the Willows

I need to rant a while.  Sorry.  Just a warning. We’ve all heard the saying “so and so needs to get off my dick,” implying that someone is crowding the speaker in some capacity or another, whether that be tailgating … Continue reading

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Nurse of the Mummy

I haven’t talked about boobs in a long time so I figured I was due.  Yes, I’m still nursing Felix.  I’m not tired of nursing my son, but I am getting really really tired of the pumping. For a while … Continue reading

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MilkDonald’s

To some degree or another, I think it’s safe to say that the second time around the baby block is a bit easier.  You’re not that first-time parent, terrified of everything.  You know that if they bump their head tumbling … Continue reading

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Nurse-Case Scenario

I haven’t talked as much about breastfeeding this time ‘round.  I guess since it’s not my first rodeo at this point, there isn’t as much shock and awe to discuss.  Yes, I know that boobs can shoot streams of milk … Continue reading

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Sane Shit, Different Day

Things feel a bit more serene today, thankfully.  Yesterday, I think the grown ups (and Felix) were suffering from a pretty awful day.  Stella was her normal happy (mostly) self.  No one can say that kid doesn’t roll with the … Continue reading

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Weighting to Exhale

I’m going to market my breast milk  I think.  Our pediatrician saw Felix roughly 2 days after we left the hospital.  At that point, he weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces.  He had regained the 2.2 ounces he had lost after birth … Continue reading

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Take this job and pump it

I’ve on and off again mentioned that being a mom means that you must always juggle as much as you can.  Some of us are better at letting the little things go (housework, most notably), while others can’t do it, … Continue reading

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A pumping we will go

Many moons ago, I did break down and buy a car charger for the breast pump.  I figured that due to my job, I would occasionally get caught out somewhere where I could not access a nice quiet locked room … Continue reading

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Cack-a-doodle-doo

Now that Stella’s sleeping, I’m worried about a new nighttime phenomenon.  What will become of my milk production?  The first several nights she slept more than 3 hours at a time, I would find myself waking up at 2:00 or … Continue reading

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Guess who’s coming to dinner?

It was bound to happen at some point.  Having to pump twice a day at work can be a bit challenging.  What’s made it more of an issue is my employer’s need to “streamline” and “downsize.”  As such, they have … Continue reading

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